Border guards foiled an attempt by 196 illegal immigrants who were crossing the Egyptian border with Libya on Sunday.
As foreigners continue to stream out of Libya, the border crossings in both the east and the west of the country have been inundated with Egyptians fleeing the country.
Fresh clashes have flared up on the Libyan-Tunisian border forcing guards to open fire.
The arrest took place near Egypt’s Mediterranean city of Marsa Matrouh and included six Sudanese
Seven people were killed Saturday (June 21st) in an attack on the Benghazi port following a major drug bust. Eighteen others were injured.
Chaos in Libya has prompted Algerian authorities to step up security presence along the border between the two countries and strive for better co-operation against terrorist threats.
Mohamed Abdulaziz: Libya seeking to restore control of border regions with regional and international assistance
GHADAMES – Driving from this oasis town deep into the harsh desert, a conspicuous white concrete pole, about 2 ½ metres high, stands out among the countless giant electricity pylons that dot the landscape. Handcarved in the cement at its base are three initials: “L, T, J”. This is where …